Dogs get jealous of their canine siblings. How do you make sure everyone gets enough love? We've got a few tips for giving equal attention to all your dogs.
A dog's death will leave a hole in your heart - when is the right time to bring home another pup? The Hairy Dogfathers talk about grieving and moving on.
The star and the inspiration for this post is Kevin Roberts’ dog, Willow, who has since crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. He brought her home when she w…
For landlords who want to rent to people with pets but have been burned in the past, we've got seven things to check before your furry tenants move in.
Release the hounds! Put on those bunny ears and follow these tips for a fun Easter egg hunt your dog can take part in. Ah, the Easter egg hunt. The original…
Tips and tricks to keep Fido happy and healthy when he’s having a sleepover with friends Being a pet sitter, my furry clients are a second family to me…
Today is National Pet Travel Safety Day, and a good time to review the things we can do to keep our pets the safest any time we travel with them!
Two dogs are better than one – Let’s look at the pros of a multi dog household The more, the merrier – that’s the motto of many famil…
What happens when a groomer turns your dog's do into a rainbow don't? Before you get snippy, ask the Hairy Dogfathers what they would do in this situation.
Bad habits are hard to break, so why not avoid them in the first place? Steer clear of these dog mushing mistakes that make you look like a rookie.
It takes a village to raise a dog. But how do you reel in unruly behavior when you're lending a helping hand by walking family member's pooch?
When a friend's pet dies, you want to say the right thing, but the wrong words come out. We've got a few suggestions of what to say and what to avoid.
Winter serves up its own set of safety concerns when it comes to our dogs. By being proactive, you can ensure your dog as a warm and toasty winter.
We had the opportunity to talk with Amy Burkert from Gopetfriendly.com, who shared with some fabulous reasons RVing with your pet is the thing to do!
Many pets end up on the streets or at rescue centers because college students haven't fully thought through everything that pet ownership entails.
Your home doesn't have to descend into furry anarchy! We have a few sanity-saving tips on how to manage your multi dog household.
If you have dogs, and you have a yard or lawn, you most likely have brown spots in your lawn. Those spots are the result of your dog doing his business, but…
You're thinking of taking a big step in your relationship - adopting a dog as a couple. Before you do, ask yourself these six important questions.
Pet parents know what we're talking about - there's not an outfit that doesn't have dog hair on it. Here's how to keep that extra layer off your clothes.
We've seen a growing crop of scammy organizations offering "Service Dog Certification." If you have legitimate need for a service dog, do it the right way.
Make the first meeting a joyous occasion – a few tips on how to introduce your dog to a new baby Who is the new, hairless puppy? Why does it smell so s…
You're enjoying a meal - when you look down, and notice your dog staring at you. Here's how you can stop your dog from begging at the table.
Mike Bober, the President and CEO of PIJAC, shares his thoughts on why responsible pet ownership begins before you get a pet.
What is the draw of designer dog breeds and what are some of the most popular examples? Things you should know before bringing a designer dog home.
Lots of things go bump in the night - but you don't want it to be you or your dogs! Longer nights mean lighting up the trails with the proper headlamps.
Time to go on an extended hike with your dog. But you don't have to carry all the supplies - take some of the weight off your shoulders with a dog backpack.
One of nature's most awe-inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse - takes place August 21, 2017. You have your glasses, but does your dog need a pair?
When you call for an Uber, do you need to bring your dog or cat along with you? Be a polite rider - follow etiquette when using rideshares.
Perfect for dogs that need to be kept busy, treat toys are a godsend to pet parents. But did you know that there's an art to stuffing treat toys - it's a sausage gun!
Have you made your New Year’s Resolutions yet? To start 2015 off on the right paw, the Hairy Dogfathers want to share their own New Year’s Resolu…
Want to flush that bad habit? Here’s how to get your dog to stop using the toilet as his personal water bowl. At some point in time, most dog owners he…
If you don't want to take your dog to a groomers to have it professionally done, you can learn to trim dog nails yourself with these easy steps.
Before the weather outside turns frightful, make sure you and your dog are ready for winter Brrrrrr! It’s already starting to get cold outside. In no t…
Two's company, three's a crowd... especially when an overprotective Rottweiler is involved! Here's how you can make room for another person in your pack.
Is it a good idea to get a dog while you're at college? Before you decide, be sure to go over all the pro and cons to keeping a pooch while in school.
It’s barbecue season and your dog couldn’t be happier. Here’s how to ensure your BBQ is a success and keep your dog out of trouble Now that…
Buying or selling your home, especially when you have a pet, means you need to take extra steps to ensure you find the right fit for your furry friend.
Traveling with pets takes some planning, and country duo Dan + Shay know a thing about that. They're sharing some of their best on-the-road with pets tips.
What's a girl to do when her boyfriend isn't man enough to walk her purse pooch? She turns to the Hairy Dogfathers for some sage - and manly - advice.
Dogs at work: the benefits of having dogs in the work place, and some great tips on how to convince your boss to let you bring your own dog to work.
Woo hoo! The warmer weather is upon us – but as the snow melts, it soon reveals smelly surprises (we mean dog poop). When it starts to stink, the Hairy…
A proud pet parent can't wait to bring her new puppy to the dog park with his older brother. Is it too soon? The Hairy Dogfathers have a few suggestions.
Don't let your dog become a sad statistic. Dog and pet theft is on the rise. Protect your furry family members with these tips that can prevent dog theft.
Surf's up, dude! No dog's allowed on the beach? Bummer! The Hairy Dogfathers have a few tips to insure your beach-side vacay doesn't turn into a wipeout.
Is your dog going stir crazy from being kept indoors during the cold winter months? The Hairy Dogfathers have a few ideas on how to keep sane until spring ar…
Doggy Dads deserve to be celebrated on Father's Day. But what do you do when your budget doesn't allow for a blowout? The Hairy Dogfathers have a few ideas.
Does your dog like to get into hairy situations? Does he have a bad habit he just won’t give up? Does she not play well with others? That problem isn&r…
Helpful spring safety tips for dogs and pet parents What is that we finally see? Could it be? Yes, it is! A patch of grass! The snow is melting, the sun is s…
If you're planning on adding a new dog into your multi dog household, there are a few things to keep in mind to make sure all of your pets are just happy.
The Hairy Dogfathers are all about starting the New Year off on the right paw. Here are a few resolutions that are easy to keep and involve your dog.
Andre and Kevin have turned their column over to the dogs... more specifically, their dogs. The Hairy Dogfathers' Dogs' list of gifts perfect for your human.
Here are the basics you'll need to know on how to groom a dog. Feel free to print it out and keep it on the fridge for quick reference.
Pets and kids go together naturally. From physical and mental health benefits to building self-esteem, here are a few reasons why your child needs a pet.
Someone's gotta be the bad guy - but this harried mom has a point. Here's what the Hairy Dogfathers have to say about setting boundaries for dad and kids.
When you’re walking your dog, the only thing you usually pick up is the dog’s poop. But what happens when your Wing Man’s smelly mess keeps…
Pet accidents happen and can sometimes be tricky to find. With an inexpensive UV black light, finding hidden urine stains around your home is a breeze.
They are two of the most important things in your life and you want them to get along. Here's how to introduce your new dog to your partner.
A non-profit animal welfare organization helps you ensure your pet gets continued lifetime care in case they outlive you.
Not all trees are for dogs – make sure you follow these safety tips to keep your dog off your Christmas tree this holiday season Ah… the allure…